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Chevin Forest Park

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East Chevin Road | Otley, Leeds LS21 3HB, England
+44 1943 465023
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Don't go if you don't like dogs everywhere

The scenery is lovely and peaceful even though the entrance is on a major road. However the area... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
Lemmus
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Lincoln
Compact woodland walk

Otley Chevin is a good place for non-experienced walkers as well as walkers wanting a test. The... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Burleyboy
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Ilkley
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East Chevin Road | Otley, Leeds LS21 3HB, England
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

The scenery is lovely and peaceful even though the entrance is on a major road. However the area is clearly popular with dog walkers, which is OK as long as they realise that not everyone likes dogs or wants to be slobbered on by them....More

2  Thank Lemmus
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Otley Chevin is a good place for non-experienced walkers as well as walkers wanting a test. The Forest Park is accessed from East Chevin Road which has to be reached from the car park. However, on the A660 road there's an alternate access point from...More

2  Thank Burleyboy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

You'll either need a good few hours or pop back another day to see the beauty of the area. You do not have to walk miles to enjoy it, but you can easilly cover 2 -3 -4 miles, the views across Otley are wonderful. It...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Beautiful walk nature at its best, clear paths great if you have a dog its made for them You can visit many times and follow different paths

Thank vickiwhittaker
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Excellent forest walking experience not too far from civilisation. We were luck as there was a Forest school event for kids taking place which really captured our boys' attention and imagination!

Thank Tauseef M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Leeds a couple of years and made the most of city centre living. But have not made the most of the countryside walks. Otley Chevin Forest was my first venture out. Easy to find as it's only a 15 min drive...More

Thank capturethemood
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I have heard the Chevin described as the best low level ridge walk in England. There are some great views and a mixture of open and wooded country. A fairly steep ascent if you start from Otley, but you can park at the top at...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Decided to head to the forest for a picnic before going elsewhere. Unfortunately, we could not find an entrance tothe forest and after half an hour of driving round we gave up. We were following the sat nav with the postcode above, which showed up,...More

Thank c_holdich
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

After dropping our 2 youngest daughters at Leeds Bradford airport, we were searching for dog walking options. We fell upon this wonderful place; so many paths, a whole day of options. Would be wonderful children, our dog definitely enjoyed her Sunday afternoon

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a great spot for circular walks rewarded by a Great View from the Top of The Chevin. A mixed walk with lovely woods with well maintained paths and also open high level moorland. There is normally an Ice Cream van in the Car...More

Thank ajotraveller2016
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LancashireCheesecake
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Response from Swansea87 | Reviewed this property |
I know your question is ages ago. However just to update, my car just got broken In to parked on the main road (see my review) so things haven't got any better up there in 2017.
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